Coin of Kingdom of Bithynia with head of Dionysos, struck under Prousias II
about 183–149 B.C.
Mint: Bithynia (Kingdom), Nicomedia
Diameter: 20.5 mm. Weight: 5.16 gm. Die Axis: 12
Medium or Technique
Michael C. Ruettgers Gallery for Ancient Coins (Gallery 212C)
Obverse: Head of Dionysos to right, wearing ivy-wreath.
Reverse: Centaur Cheiron to right, playing lyre, cloak behind shoulders.
Inscription in Greek in left and right fields, downwards.
By date unknown: Hans von Aulock Collection; September 23, 1964: purchased by MFA from Hans von Aulock
Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour